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Spring Estate annuitants book of receipts and related material

Call Number: MS P561


This collection consists of a financial volume and related loose sheets, regarding the annuity payments made by "the Estate of the late Montague James, deceased, called Spring Estate" to those who had invested in the Estate. The estate was located in Hanover Parish, Jamaica as well as in London, England.


  • Creation: 1799 - 1817


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 volume (8 folders including 1 volume and loose items) : Ornamentation: Numerous embossed tax-stamps.

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Annuitants listed in the volume include James Aubrey; Sir Charles Middleton, baron Barham; Ann Basnett; Bird; C. Bowles; Humphrey Bowles; Mary Bowles; Bowles' executors; Anthony Buxton; Cheere; Ann Cowley; Mrs Anna Diana Cox; James Crabb; Mrs Crabb of Surrey; Dun Dallas; J. Dodsworth; William Dunbar; J. Dynely; Susanna Ekins; Elizabeth Emett; Mary Fowler; William Fowler; Fowler's executors; Godsalve; Sir Robert Goodere; Grafton; Henry Hall's executors; John Howard; Marianne Hume; John Jones, sec London Hospital 1808; Ann Lander; Revd Collin Launder; Elizabeth Leggatt; London Hospital; William Marks; Thomas Martin's executors; William Martin; Mary Mathland; John Mavor; Mr John Morkland; Mary Morthland; Fasham Nairn; Joseph Parsons de-ceased (Mrs Elizabeth Parsons); John Pollard; Thomas Preston; William Preston; Thomas I. Rawson; C. Richardson's executors; Ross & Ogilvie; A. Ross; Alexander Ross' executors; Ann Smith; E. Smith; John Stephenson; Tripp; Mrs Twysden; Sir William Twysden bart.; Dr. Thomas Watson; William Whitaker deceased; Thomas Whitiker's executors; Jacob Wilkinson; John Wilkinson; S. Wilkinson; and Wittekar's executors.

Most addresses are in England.

Physical Location

MS P561

Custodial History

"Cheeswright" scribbled in pencil on inner front cover. (Other pencil markings inside front & back covers.)

Light brown paper tag on front cover inscribed "62699"; perforated tag printed "Lot 2.."

April 14, 1983 in hands of Jacque Chaput, Livres L'Ephémère, 331 rue Barthelemy, Longueuil, Quebec.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gisèle Côté, Librairie Dialecta Inc, 135 Messier, Mont-St-Hilaire, Quebec, 1984

Guide to the Spring Estate, Jamaica Collection
Spring Estate annuitants book of receipts and related material
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1984; revised by ksc, 2005. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Spring Estate annuitants book of receipts and related material, MS P561, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States